is an intern at The Root and senior journalism major at Howard University.
A war veteran puffs a smoke while he continues his fight, this time against a mosque near the site of the former World Trade Center.
Instead of hoods, some protesters wear masks. And now they equate evil with Islam.
An opponent of the Park51 Project in lower Manhattan, which would include a community center and a mosque, apparently believes that a mosque is synonymous with Sharia and terrorists.
Under a billboard advertising lofts, which were built without much controversy, one man appeals for the protection afforded by the U.S. Constitution.
A child carries a message to former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, who has opposed the building of the mosque and community center near Ground Zero.
At least one resident of lower Manhattan is not threatened by the prospect of a Muslim community center.
Against the background of a busy construction site, objectors to the mosque near Ground Zero evoke images of destruction and a threat to freedom posed by religion.
A protester makes clear her opposition to the mosque near the site of the World Trade Center attack.
A man hoists a flag pointing in one direction while cranes in the background point in another. The flag symbolizes the building of a nation, while the cranes symbolize the building of an environment.
The U.S. flag hangs in the balance between light and dark.
A Muslim American stands for his rights.
Up against the wall, a man sits with his message, and his beer.
Two protesters afraid it might rain on their parade.
A flag bearer proudly holds the national symbol at the site of protests against building a mosque near Ground Zero.
Ground Zero is no ground for hatred.
Woman sees blood dripping from Islam's Sharia law.
Ye are the salt of the earth; but if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be salted? —Matthew 5:13
The tragedy and tyranny of the commons.
Protester believes that President Obama and his wisdom are impeachable.
The cartoon of a woman hovering above demonstrators doesn't draw attention away from those below objecting to religious bigotry.
A motorcyclist from the New York City Fire Department wears the memory of Sept. 11 in the fabric of his jacket.
The new math.
Islamophobia is the word of the month.
Tolerance and national security go hand in hand.
Repositioning the message from religious freedom to "decency."
A hard-headed labor representative seems to believe that his only option for employment would be to help build the community center.
Protester attempts to equate religious rights in the United States with those in Saudi Arabia.
This protester invokes the most emotional combination of numbers in current American consciousness: 9/11/2001.
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